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CBA makes it easier to pay with phones and watches

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Aussies spend more on bare necessities

Australians are seeing basic expenses gobble up a larger share of their household budgets, but are experiencing less financial stress, according to new figures released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Aussie households less optimistic about their financial future

A significant percentage of Australians have concerns about their financial comfort, given recent economic forecasts of rising household costs, growing risk of mortgage stress, and relatively slow growth in incomes.

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eftpos squares up to payWave threat with new contactless card

An eftpos contactless card is set to hit the market in the next twelve months and is currently undergoing internal trials with a number of banks.

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$163m fee sting for Aussie battlers

Latest research reveals low-income earners are forking out an estimated $163 million each year in avoidable bank fees.

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Banks haul in record fee revenue

The average Australian household currently is paying around $9 each week in bank fees, much of which is largely avoidable.

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Basic finances out of reach for 1 in 5 Aussies

More than three million Australians lack access to critical financial services including transaction accounts, credit cards and basic home and car insurance, a new report has revealed.

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Aussies waste $670m using the wrong ATMs

Consumers who use ATMs not owned by their own bank paid more than $670 million in mostly unnecessary fees last year, research shows.

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